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ASSOCIATION OF HAMPSHIRE LADY CAPTAINS
(Inaugurated 12th February 1962)
(Adopted 25th February 1963)
(Revised March 1997. 1998, 2008 & 2014)
CONSTITUTION
1. NAME:           Association of Hampshire Lady Captains.
2. OBJECTS:
To provide opportunities for friendly golfing and social meetings
3. MEMBERSHIP:
All past and present Lady Captains of Hampshire Golf Clubs and Hampshire County shall be eligible for membership. Any person so eligible shall notify her wish to join the Association to the Honorary Secretary, in writing. Any member wishing to resign shall give notice to the Honorary Secretary in writing and such resignation shall take effect from the next Annual General Meeting, but without prejudice to the liability to pay arrears in subscription.
4. GENERAL MEETINGS:
The financial year of Association shall end On the 31st December and the Annual General Meeting shall be held in the following February or March, each member having received at least twenty-one days' notice. Resolutions for the Annual General Meeting must reach the Honorary Secretary at least fourteen days before the Annual General Meeting.
The Committee may call an Extraordinary General Meeting on giving at least twenty-one days' notice to members, stating the matters to be discussed and shall be bound to do so within twenty-eight days of receiving a request signed by twenty-five or more members Setting out the reasons for the request. The quorum for a General Meeting shall be fifty.
5. MANAGEMENT:
(a) The management of the Association shall be vested in a Committee consisting of the Officers, the Vice Captain and not more than three other members any four to forma quorum.
(b) The Officers of the Association shall be the President, Captain. Vice Captain, Honorary Secretary, Honorary Treasurer and Honorary Assistant Secretary.
(c) The Committee shall have power to fill any vacancy arising among the Officers or the Committee members but any Officers or Committee members so chosen shall seek election at the next Annual General Meeting.
(d) The Committee may co-opt members on a temporary basis to assist in specific tasks but without voting rights.
(e) The duties of all Officers and Committee members shall be defined by the Committee: two or more posts may be combined if considered appropriate.

6. ELECTION & RETIREMENT OF COMMITTEE:
(a) The President shall hold office for three consecutive years after which time she will be ineligible for one year for election to the Committee.
(b) The Captain shall hold office for one year following one year as Vice Captain after which time she will be ineligible for one year for re-lection to the Committee.
(c) The Honorary Secretary, Assistant Secretary and Honorary Treasurer shall retire annually but shall be eligible for re-election.
(d) The other members of the Committee shall be elected for a period of three years. They shall retire in rotation and will be ineligible for re-election for a period of one year during the term of office as a committee member. In the event of a casual vacancy a member will be co-opted for the remaining period of the outgoing committee member and be ratified at the next AGM.
(e) Nominations (duly proposed and seconded) of members willing to serve on the Committee shall be sent to the Honorary Secretary at least fourteen days before-the Annual General Meeting.
(f) The President and Captain shall co-opt past holders of their office to a sub-committee in order to recommend nominations for their successors.
7. DISSOLUTION:
In the event of the Association ceasing to exist, any funds remaining after the satisfaction of all liabilities, shall be donated to an organisation to further the cause of Women's Golf.
8. AMENDMENTS TO CONSTITUTION:
The Constitution of the Association may only be altered or amended with a two-thirds' majority vote at a General fleeting which shall be by paper ballot or by show of hands.
RULES
9. ALTERATIONS TO RULES:
(a) Alterations to the Association's Rules may only be made at a General Meeting except as allowed for in 9(a)i below

i) In emergencies the Committee may vary these rules to cover a new situation provided always that any such amendment or new rule is placed on the Agenda of the next Annual General Meeting.

(b) At any General Meeting all decisions on the Rules shall be recorded based on a simple majority of those present and eligible to vote. In the event of a tie, the President shall have the casting vote.

10. SUBSCRIPTIONS. FEES. HONORARIA:

(a) Subscriptions and Entrance Fees shall be fixed at each Annual General Meeting for the following year.

(b) Subscriptions shall be due on the 1st January and must be paid by the Annual General Meeting. Any member who has not paid by this date shall not be eligible to play in any competition or match nor vote at any meeting. Any member who has not paid her subscription by the 31st December shall cease to be a member and may only rejoin on payment of the current Entrance Fee.

(c) The Committee are authorised to approve match and meeting fees and if meeting if necessary sanction subsidies from Society funds to cover any extra match expenses.

(d) Any increases in Honoraria for the Officers of the Association shall be reviewed and agreed at the Annual General Meeting.

11. ACCOUNTS
Committee shall cause the Accounts to be kept by the Hon. Treasurer and audited by an Auditor duly nominated by the Committee. The Accounts shall be presented each year to the members for adoption at the Annual General Meeting
RESOLUTIONS
16 March 1999 - increase in Secretary's honorarium to £150.00 and Assistant Secretary to £75.00
16 March 1999 - entrance fee increased to £5.00.
18 March 2002 - resolution to amend section 6(c) to “hold office for no longer than 3 years" was defeated by a large majority in a paper ballot.
14 March 2005 - total sum available for honorariums increased to £400.00: Secretary's honorarium to £200.00
10 March 2008 - subscription increased to £5.00.
 7 March 2011 - subscription increased to £7.00.
11 March 2013 - to change the name to "Association of Hampshire Lade Captains" wef 1st January 2014